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Staff Dentist – Tuskegee, Alabama
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 9925Start Date: 10/22/2018End Date: 10/21/2019
Basic Requirements: Preferred Experience: · U.S. Citizenship (Non-citizens may be appointed only if it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens). · Degree of dental surgery or dental medicine resulting from a course of education in dentistry. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are: (1) United States and Canadian schools of dentistry listed by the Council on Dental Education, American Dental Association, in the list published for the year in which the course of study was completed. (2) Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or the District of Columbia as qualifying for full and unrestricted licensure provided the licensure requirements include a written examination measuring science achievement and a performance examination measuring clinical competence. · Residency or Comparable Experience. One postgraduate year of hospital training in the form of an approved residency program (general practice or specialty), or comparable experience as a dentist member of a hospital medical staff actively involved in hospital dental care. · Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice dentistry in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States (i.e. Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia. · Must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), 7407(d). Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: The incumbent must be able to light lift under 15 pounds and light carrying less than 15 pounds. Straight pulling, reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, standing 4 hours, repeated bending, ability to rapid mental muscular coordination simultaneously, near vision correctable at 13′ to 16′ to Jaeger 1 to 4. Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other , depth perception, ability to distinguish shades of colors, and hearing (aid permitted).
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